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in go yo drama even as it has changed over time. the changes can be understood as three acts in the drama. three phases in human being's comprehension of themselves as actors on the planet. in the first act, which lasted from ferdinand magellan's to james cook's death in hawaii that is from 1519 to 1779. they so in fear. it was reasonable for them to be fearful given the dangers of such a voyage in the the age of sail which mortality rates hoovered in the 80th percentile. a lot of people tried to go around the world. the world simply slugged most of them off. the. ed in the initial phase the alongest death prevailed and fear was the response. for from the 1780s until the 19 250eus travelers who made their way around the world did so with a striking confidence that they could survive the experience. western society had generated technology and political networks that seemed to have conquered the globe. at this point, it was not only possible to go around the world. it had become a poplar past time. representation of doing a circumnavigation became playful, entizing -- enticing
to go through the book signing line prior to the event this evening we yo know the wonderful woman is here with us tonight. she's "the new york times" best selling officer and president of gingrich productions. please join me in recognizing calista fig h -- gingrich. [applause] we have with us tonight a special guest. if i i know if i were simply to give the typical dinner circuit gingrich the one where you list every accomplishment of the speaker's bio. i promise you we would be here all night and newt would get bored. the list of achievements in politics, his involvement in life-long learning, his expertise of national security matters, his best interest, the philanthropy endeavors. the box he's written, the list goes on and on. let's presume we are well accounted with the important milestone and the life of one gingrich. i want to focus in some part on the future. and what i hope is newt's place in it as it relates to ideas. so let me explain. it is no secret to anyone here that the party of abraham lincoln and ronald reagan, took a beating three weeks ago. republicans lost the
and lows in twitter, andd yo've seen the arab spring.d, we've seen the un, you know, settling events around general petraeus and congressman wieners and use of social networks can wreak havoc in your life. unlike vegas, what happens onli. facebook, doesn't stay ons, what facebook. here's the toop five don'tsi'm g currently. number one, ifon you are a male judge, don't friend the hot sex' female defendant and tell her how to plead in your courtroom on facebook. don' was done by a 54-year-old judge in georgia, and it was uncovered these hundreds of messages between him and a defendant in the courtroom, including one agreeing to pay part of her rent, and anotherinl one where she offer him a year't worth of free massages and saids "lol, i'm not really trying tond bribe you." [laughter] aloud, i number two, if you're a bigamist, don't let wife number two post your new wedding photo on facebook in a place where wife number one will see it. [laughter]whoto that happened. one married john in a dream wedding in italy. the pictures so beautiful the company that aringed it had thes on the website.ange
that price i can break yo-- taking to sell you all the way up year 2000 from 1960 year oil began new certificates and this is all included. >>host: yes, all of this will be including your savingare already get a certificate of authenticity and i am torn by a bicentennial set i am gonna grab that walk to the is one of opening up because mike i think just the alone and a bicentennial packaging is truly beautiful. among the clothes you and show you in this presentation your getting it does flips you reverse side. your getting be certificate coming included how patriotic and gorgeous that bicentennial set is. >>guest: contents in those coins asand this is a complete run of vest your order to6 c13 years of these precepts and we to dollars off and the fact that here is a bottle it or have put a bottle holidays is holiday pricing and we will in the show tonight we do not have enough of them for this. all the original government packaging and many of the coins and here are over $20 so it gives you a potassic opportunity to own thesecialopportunity to on the special. there is not a/s quoi
for health care. by yo technology, i don't know if i can give you a specific answer other than to say that i think we -- i think there's a growing recognition that when you're looking for areas of promise in the united states over the next 10-20 years that there is enormous promise in the area. not just -- most importantly in what it means for health and life outcomes, but for our economy, for jobs for entrepreneurship, but it's an area looking closely at and again it's an area where ideas about where you think there's you know, negative valley of death in terms of capital for people listening that does not actually mean the valley of death, but it means that you get to a certain point in the formation of the company where you cannot get the financing you need. i think that's an area we should be willing to look, you know, look closely at but with the appropriate rigor. >> okay thank you so much dave, for ending a great day. [applause] i want to thank susan and the great partnership with harvard for a day that i hope will
is able to take carbon dioxide and convert it into fatty acids which is the soul, by yo de seÓul so there are other -- don't lump all of the biofuels together because they are not all the same converting corn into ethanol seems to be a bad idea there are other biofuels that may have potential. >> am i terse oxide is the least of the problems of you look at the loading oceanic dead zones and the waterways and the corn area massive amounts of water and sky rocketing food prices as well. when the riots have been for food. >> next. >> actually there is a question that i want to ask about real quick. the deep water horizon situation, you mentioned they withheld information about what was likely to happen. you know that as well. marine biologists we know that the ocean is actually quite resilient to things like wheels bills and the like. but can you talk about do you know the review panel recommendations over the moratorium? >> i am not familiar with that. did you look into that at all? >> i just wondered if you were up on that because people would find it delineating to notice that -- ba
of force resolution, what would it say, and when would yo dough -- you do that? >> well, i think what chris is saying, united behind the idea of the president as the response drsh being responsible for putting the force on the table. who gets the weapons? when he leaves, who -- where will the weapons go? do we need military force to secure the weapon sites to ensure the most red radical people in the world do not obtain the reps. if the president believes that's a necessary use of force to protect the riming in the united states, i'm forit. we have to think this thing through. it's not just about stopping the airport at the end of runway. i don't know how far along they are. i just read the paper and hear the news like y'all are, but it's disturbing. think it through. that's what i said for a year. .. to prevent those chemical weapons are never seen the light of day. and every member of congress i know it will be behind the president. what do you do with the weapons themselves? >> less than a pavia is that we did not have sufficient control of the armed caches that were all over the place a
and barb teamed up and again we pushed research at n.i.h. there -- yo you know, cancer kns no party, it knows no zip code, it knows no ideology. but it knows that we need to work together to be able to do it. and on that wonderful day of friendship, where we learned the best ideas that will come out of our work in the space program to deal with the dreaded cancer words, the kinds of things we study in space will help us be more effective on earth. kay invited me to the houston livestock show and rodeo. now, madam president, i grew up in baltimore -- you have been there many times yourself. you know it is a city known for his row houses, not for its rodeos. kay invited me to come into the rodeo in the astrodome. with i showed up, to her surprise -- well, i showed up, to her surprise. i had little boots on, a cowgirl hat and a vest. she put me in a buckboard and deep in the heart of texas we circled the astrodome together. i was in a buckboard. she was in a pall m palomino neo me. at the end of the evening, i was there munching on barbecue, affectionately called buckboard barb, and th
and thank you for your service and we look forward yo working with you but i now recognize myu distinguished, colleague, the senior democratic mayor of the subcommittee forres his remarks. >> thank you, mr. chairman, and good morning again. m thank you for being with usr thr morning and for your service to our country. you are running a very important agency at a new york veryage dedicated to that task.ncy, an it's good that you here this morning to answer the committee's questions. 10 10 million m americans benefit from a system that has servede this this country for many decades very well. it's a system where pensions an other benefitswh are provided, where small businesspeople,ruckg contractors, trucking companies, markets, supermarkets and otherd get together and pooled theirshe resources and share costs in p order to provide pensions and eb other employee benefits. ehis is what's known as, theas h chairman said, as the multi-employer pension system. the multi-employer pension system in all cases and falls a collective bargaining agreement that sets the terms and conditions for the benef
can see -- you know, if yo you were to see this community, rows and roses of houses reduced to rubble, and i think that that is the reality of what we have as a continuation of those neighborhoods in union beach. i was talkin to the mayor todayt of a group of mayors as their challenges, and this is an example of what he's facing throughout his community. so the storm damage is real, and the governors' requests for funding, which were actually $20 billion higher than the supplemental that we are debating, is significant, that it was $20 billion higher than the amount that we're debating. and these requests were scrubbed by o.m.b. from the governo gove' original request, gone over by the committee with a fine-tooth comb. and everything in the bill is about declared disasters. so now it is time to come to our neighbor's help. the second thing is there are those who come to the floor and say that they're upset about the army corps's element of this disaster bill, that the budget in this bill is too rig us are. they say that planning and rebuilding for the future is a waste, that we can ha
of our state we have a lot of them. some part of yo of our state its kind of bleak, but beautiful. but i'm not asking for any money for private owners in my state to plant trees. i think they can do that themselves. so, again, it's only $58 million. maybe i'm take up the time of the senate to talk about $60 billion, but it is an example -- it is an example -- it is on outstanding example of the kind of excess that has not -- that does not have the priority to spend another $58 million of the taxpayers' money. so, mr. president, i yield the floor. ms. mikulski: snrch. the presiding officer: the senator from maryland is recognized. ms. mikulski: mr. chairman, first of all, i'd likes to thank the gentleman from arizona for coming to the floor and debating his amendment because it means that we can move our bills in an expeditious way. i wish we could be solving the issues around the fiscal cliff with civility, intellectual rigger, and a commitment to -- rigor and a commitment to the taxpayer. having said that however, i rise to oppose the gentleman's amendment. the emergency forest restorat
. >> broadening dialogue and real accountability. dr. foe hundred yo -- fomunyoh. >> all of us are trying to draw lessons from the malian experience what happened to this country that for 20 years seemed to be a functioning democracy. one of the takeaways elections even held regular do not necessarily a effective democracy make. if we fast forward into 2030 -- 2013 and we have good elections, inclusive elections i think the one lesson we should all take from this experience the need for sustainable programs. democracy support programs shouldn't end with the support of a electoral process. we have to help the service delivery and strengthening of institutions. >> thank you very much. i appreciate those insights. >> i will be quick. i thank all of you for your testimony. mr. mahmoud, thank you very much for your testimony. you focused on one of first, most important need is a credible government in mali in the south. when i asked miss dufka a question, i asked the dod lady before, amy or amanda, every from your testimony captain sanago would not be representative of a reform, is that correct? >> ye
it can lead to an equally yo auspicious result. i rise today to discuss the greatest natural disaster in the history of my state and the importance of passing the president's request, the president's full request for supplemental disaster aid. as you know, mr. president, superstorm sandy was a catastrophic shock the coastline of the northeastern united states. in the blink of an eye, the atlantic ocean turned from our greatest natural resource into a nightmarish monster, swallowing whole communities in its path. the beating heart for many parts of the nation's economy, new york city, was paralyzed. for days, parts are paralyzed to this moment. whole neighborhoods from long beach, new york, to long beach island, new jersey, were ripped up from their foundations and washed away. i saw whole communities where almost every house suffered severe damage, where the water came in because of the geography from the north and south and sometimes from the north and the south and the west. i saw the devastation. it was incredible. you know, when god's hand strikes, those who are affected are usual
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